The pioneering high-end electrical automobile maker delivered 180,570 automobiles to prospects and produced 179,757 within the fourth quarter of the yr, it stated in an announcement Saturday.
Tesla’s earlier document was 139,300 automobiles delivered within the third quarter of 2020.
For the total yr, Tesla delivered 499,550 automobiles to prospects, simply shy of its goal of half one million, and produced 509,737 models.
The agency stated its supply depend was conservative and that remaining numbers might differ by as much as half a share level or extra.
Tesla chief and co-founder Elon Musk hailed the figures as a “main milestone” for the agency.
“At first of Tesla, I believed we had (optimistically) a 10% likelihood of surviving in any respect,” the mercurial tech entrepreneur tweeted.
Tesla’s entry-level Mannequin three and its crossover Mannequin Y accounted for almost 86 % of deliveries, with the stability cut up between the luxurious Mannequin S sedan and the Mannequin X SUV.
The corporate additionally stated Saturday that manufacturing of its Mannequin Y had begun at its Chinese language plant in Shanghai, with deliveries anticipated to start shortly.
Tesla has lengthy aimed to fabricate electrical automobiles for the plenty and in September Musk, the world’s second richest particular person, stated developments in battery know-how meant the agency was taking a look at fielding a $25,000 mannequin in round three years’ time.
The corporate joined the celebrated Customary & Poor’s 500 inventory index on December 21.
Although its automobile manufacturing is modest in contrast with rivals, Tesla’s development prospects have spurred traders to push up its worth in order that it’s now price greater than Basic Motors, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen mixed.